Centre for Disability Studies

Centre for Disability Studies

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Disability Studies @CDSLeeds this week…

Professor Anna Lawson has been appointed as a member of the Disability Committee of the Equality and Human Rights Commission. The Disability Committee is a statutory decision-making committee which plays a key role in the Commission’s governance and it performs crucial work in tackling discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity for disabled people. Significant aspects of its work over the next year will be contributing to development of the Commission’s next strategic plan, supporting delivery of Is Britain Fairer? – the Commission’s periodic review of Britain’s progress on equality and human rights, and informing the UK’s forthcoming examination under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Disabled People.

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Some recent books by CDS staff

Campbell, T. (2013) Dyslexia: the government of reading, Macmillan

Oliver, M. and Barnes, C. (2012) The New Politics of Disablement, Palgrave Macmillan

Roulstone, A. and Prideaux, S. (2012) Understanding Disability Policy, Policy Press

Roulstone, A and Bish-Mason, H (eds) (2012) Disability Hate Crime and Violence, Routledge.

Shah, S. and Priestley, M. (2011) Disability and Social Change: private lives and public policies, Policy Press

Schiek, D. and Lawson, A. (2011) European Union Non-Discrimination Law and Intersectionality: investigating the triangle of racial, gender and disability discrimination, Ashgate

Hollomotz A (2011) Learning Difficulties and Sexual Vulnerability. Jessica Kingsley Pub.

Hemingway, L. (2011) Disabled People and Housing: Choices, Opportunities and Barriers, Policy Press

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